Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 44 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.58% 2.18% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 6.25% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 7
Luton median annual salary £51,500 £41,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.35% +19.29% -30.00%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.00% -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 163 128 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 36.71% 34.88% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 153 91 232
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +22.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Luton

WCF
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Luton.

Salary trend for WCF in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) NHibernate
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) SQL

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (57.14%) NHibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Demand Management
4 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft